Lamborghini reveals Asterion LPI 910-4 hybrid hypercar concept
There are automakers that roll out concept cars regularly as a matter of course, and there are those that rarely do. Lamborghini falls squarely in the latter category, which makes the vehicle you see here - revealed just a day...
Ford Is Planning A Rear-Wheel Drive Hybrid: Will It Be F-150 Or Mustang?
Ford is officially hiring a "Rear Wheel Drive Hybrid Systems Engineer, Hybrid Vehicle Team." Of all the applications I could see for a rear-drive hybrid in Ford's lineup, a lightweight pickup truck seems to be the most...
Ford hybrid customers apparently have very short memories. With two EPA fuel...
Ford plans new hybrid series to compete with Toyota Prius, report says
Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company's plans told Reuters on Wednesday.
The MKZ Hybrid takes the Lead in the Hybrid Sales Race
By Michael Tomlin-Crutchfield
Jul-10-2014 12:00 PM ET
DEARBORN, Mich. - Last month was a record June sales month for MKZ sales, as the sedan closed out its best first half sales in the vehicle’s history. The hybrid model had a...
2015 Ford Fusion
Fusion has been acclaimed as a design leader in the midsize sedan segment right from the start. Its numerous distinctions include Autoweek magazine’s Best in Show award at the 2012 North American International Auto Show and EyesOn Design honors for design excellence in a...
Audi plans plug-in hybrid offensive
June 27, 2014 - 4:46 am ET -- UPDATED: 6/27/14 5:40 am ET - adds U.S./China sales start
VIENNA, Austria -- Audi plans to launch at least four plug-in hybrid cars as it bets on the technology to counter rival BMW's electric car offensive.
How Long Do Hybrid Cars Last: Which Will Make 150,000 Miles?
Which hybrid cars accumulate the most mileage over time?
According to a new data analysis, there's one hybrid that stands head and shoulders above the...
Utility and Hybrid Vehicles Drive Sales for Ford of Canada in May
OAKVILLE, Ont., June 3, 2014 – Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd. led the industry in sales in May, driven by record-setting increases in utility and hybrid vehicles.
Utility vehicle sales were up 11 percent in May, led...
Canada Dealer Offering 2014 MKZ Plug-In Hybrid?
Vancouver Ford Lincoln
It looks like a Lincoln dealer in Canada is offering a 2014 Lincoln MKZ Plug-In Hybrid that does not exist.
"The 2014 Lincoln MKZ Plug in Hybrid is the perfect blend of size, refinement, power and efficiency. It also comes...
Honda Accord Hybrid misses 47 mpg label, Consumer Reports finds - AutoNews
May 29, 2014
LOS ANGELES (Bloomberg) -- Honda Motor Co.’s gasoline-electric Accord is... ...the latest hybrid to fall short in the magazine’s road tests.
The 2014 Accord Hybrid, priced from $29,155, averaged 40 miles...
2015 Fusion Hybrid - What's New?
There are quite a few changes for the new MY2015 Fusion Hybrid in it's third model year.
First of let's clarify that for 2015 there are no changes to the model lineup. No new performance or handling or safety or security features for 2015, but there are a...
Porsche’s Plan: More Horsepower, More Hybrids - MotorTrend
By Jonny Lieberman
May 07, 2014
...700 hp is the new normal (Lamborghini Aventador, Ferrari F12 Berlinetta), and Porsche doesn’t compete in that space. But they will by 2017.
Expect hybridized, plug-in 700-plus-hp versions of both the...
Chrysler 100, midsize CUV and plug-in hybrid minivan launch bid to go mainstream
Gardner set a sales target of 800,000 units by 2018, which marks an increase of 350,000 units compared to its 2013 sales results. That's a pretty big ask for a brand that's struggled to define itself over the past...
#1 Fusion Hybrid outsells Camry Hybrid for Six Straight Months
The #1 Selling Fusion Hybrid came out on top of the sales charts again for April.
It's clear Ford was on to something when deciding to create a Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in Hybrid. Because some consumers just want a...
[Warning, long post]
2b2 asked me to post some of my '14 MKZ hybrid owner experiences so far, and I thought that would be a great idea. I've loved the car over the first 3 months and feel some of its strengths have been publicly under-appreciated, but it is not perfect and...
#1 Fusion Hybrid Extends Sales Lead Over Camry Hybrid!
I knew it was going to be a closer month between the #1 selling 2014 Fusion Hybrid and Camry Hybrid, with Toyota offering a $2,000 discount on the lease down.
For the past 4 months Fusion Hybrid and Camry Hybrid had a matching $$279/mo...
MKZ Hybrid sales up over 300%
MKZ had a great March with it's best sales month ever at 4,052.
But with that record breaking sales month also brings record breaking MKZ Hybrid sales.
MKZ Hybrid has it's best sales month ever at 1,411, which is 965 units more than March 2013 at 446.
First Test:2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
H Gives MKZ Purpose
No question about it, the 2014 Lincoln MKZ hybrid is one of the best cars in its class. But then again, the MKZ 2.0H is also one of just two cars in its class. Other than the Lexus ES 300h, no other premium-branded four-door combines the...